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Band: Trans Siberian Orchestra
Song: Christmas Eve (Carol of the Bells)

Standard Tuning

This song is in the key of E minor

Intro: Piano (0:00)

E---------------------------------------------------|
B---------8--7--------8--7--------8--7--------8--7--|
G------9-----------9-----------9-----------9--------|   4 times
D---9-----------9-----------9-----------9-----------|
A---------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------|

E-----------------------------------------------|
B---------8--7--------8--7--------8--7----------|
G------9-----------9-----------9-----------9~~--|
D---9-----------9-----------9-----------9-------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------|

Then the guitar pedals an E power chord (0:34)

E------|
B------|
G---9--|
D---9--|
A---7--|
E------|

At the same time, Bells play this (0:42):

E------------------------------------------|
B---------------12--12----10---------------|
G----9--9----------------------12--11--9---|
D------------------------------------------|    2 times
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|  


Guitar (0:57):

E------------|
B--8-7-8-----|
G--------9---|
D------------| 4 times
A------------|
E------------|

E----------------|
B--12-10-12------|
G-----------12---|
D----------------| 4 times
A----------------|
E----------------|

E----12-12-12-10-----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------13-12---12-12-10------10---10-10--12--10-10---------|
G----------------------------------12-------------------------9-9-9--|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E----------------------------------------|
B-----------------------10-12-10---------|
G---------------9-11-12-----------12-----|  2 times
D------9-11-12---------------------------|
A----------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|


E----------------------------------------------------------------------------12~-|
B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12------|
D----9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12---------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar and Piano (1:19)

E----12--12--10-----------------------------------------------|
B----------------13--12--12--10--12--10-----------------------|
G----------------------------------------12--11--11--9--9-----|
D-------------------------------------------------------------| 2 Times
A-------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------| 

Piano plays (1:32):

E---------------|
B---8-7-8-------|
G---------9-----| 
D---------------|       for 8 measures
A---------------|
E---------------|

Drum Break for 4 measures (1:58)

Guitar (2:10):

E---12~~--10~~--------------|
B---------------13~~--12~~--|
G---------------------------|
D---------------------------|   3 times
A---------------------------|  
E---------------------------|

Then:

E----12-12-12-10-----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------13-12---12-12-10------10---10-10--12--10-10---------|
G----------------------------------12-------------------------9-9-9--|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------10-12-10-------------------------10-12-10-------|
G---------------9-11-12-----------12------------9-11-12------------12---| 
D------9-11-12-------------------------9-11-12--------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

(2:30)

E---15-14-15-----|
B------------17--|
G----------------|  6 times
D----------------|      
A----------------|
E----------------|

Guitar and Piano (2:37)

E----12-12-12-10-----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------13-12---12-12-10------10---10-10--12--10-10---------|
G----------------------------------12-------------------------9-9-9--|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------10-12-10-------------------------10-12-10-------|
G---------------9-11-12-----------12------------9-11-12------------12---| 
D------9-11-12-------------------------9-11-12--------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12---|
D----9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12-----------9-11-12------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Followed by (2:48):

E---12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~--12~~-|
B--------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------|

While the piano and ensemble plays:

E---15-14-15-----|
B------------17--|
G----------------| 
D----------------|      
A----------------|
E----------------|

At 2:56 the guitar goes into some crazy tremolo picking and sliding
You can just pedal an E Power Chord

E------|
B------|
G---9--|
D---9--|
A---7--|
E------|

End with this (3:03):

E----12~~---14~~---15~~---17~~---19~~~~-------24~-----|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------| 

Have fun with this spectacular song.  Happy Holidays!!

            
            
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ampEduPRocK*2!0 10 Nov 12, 2005 05:14 AM

This is an awesome song and this is an awesome tab. Great job!

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ZepFloydRock101 10 Dec 11, 2005 01:52 AM

Spot on...except it should be the low E-Power Chord. (022 instead of x799) Good work!

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_TheBassist01_ 7,245 Apr 10, 2006 02:10 PM

Gracias man

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